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Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
this because the ministry of defense, who we'd given these pictures to before publication and who raised no question of authentickivity-- we investigated this for three months. we only published it because it came after abu ghraib. >> rose: why did they fire you? >> because i refud to apologize. and we went to war on the pretext of weapons of mass destruction that didn't exist. let's see the veracity of these pictures. here's what's happened since. about a year ago, members of the queens lancarbir regimen that we had accused came to court. some were court-martials. a commanding officer said his men behaved like a pack of wild animals during that period purpose theyere brought to book entually. nobody questioned the veracity of the story we publish with the pictures. what is the truth about those pictures? i still don't know. what i do know is no one has ever been prosecuted for faking them. no one has been brought to work for faking them. we have the word of the regimen, which has been discredited, and the government, which we know, told a pack of lives. >> rose: interesting way you were
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
this and will spend a lot of money. and wheyou look at these issues of nominee for secretary of defense, nominee for secretary of the treasury, and these criticisms on diversity, what did he say about that, major? >> well, the president said just hold on a minute. wait until i have made my appointments but for at point. s made so far on the national security side, all white males, treasury secretary, jack lew, an insider, chief of staff now moving over there, there are those who look at this administration and say not only is he not diverse as diverse tas was the% term, but it doesn't have any sort of that low level rivalry contingent that the first term cabinet did. all these people are died in the wool obama loyalists om the tightest elemental elements of the innercircle for president obama. and that is not a diversity criticism t might be a sort of well wa, kind of outside opinions and perspectives are you getting at all, diverse or otherwise, and there are those who are criticizing the president's current approach to his cabinet on those basis as well as diverse knit a more traditional sense
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
maybe within state, within the white house, within the defense department about american options? >> well, american options are limited by american law right now. becae u. law o ibt ds assisting a government or a military that came to power through a coup. and right now the malian government that we are trying to support in their efforts to control the rebels and to control the al qaeda and islamic militants in mali came to power through coup. so we can't provide them direct assistance. so u.s. law prohibits that. we're finding work arounds what that mean as secretary clinton laid out today is that by this weekend there will be military trainers in the area to train african militaries to go into mali, we'll be paying for that. we will be helping to fund the airlift to bring in a french battalion. there will be about 600 troops coming in with tanks to mali. so there are work arounds but there are restrictions that prevent the u.s. military from getting directly involved in mali. >> what can we do to support the french? >> the french have asked the united states for a number of thi
Jan 14, 2013 12:00pm PST
in that, but i was also defensive because that's the child reaction, and so i think sometimes i look back and think it was just as much my fault i didn't haxñ friends whn i was little as anyone else's, i was sort of keeping myself in this strange bubble where, you know, i sit alone in class and read the audrey hepburn biography inside my math notebook and didn't feel close to my teachers because i wasn't interested in what they were talking about. >> rose: what were you interested in? >> i was interested in reading. >> rose: story telling. >> story telling, i liked to read and write and play games and i liked animals, anything that allowed me to sort of play a role, i liked animals because i liked being the boss of a lot of creatures and telling them what to do. i liked reading because it took me to new places. i was into historical fiction and went into a writing historical fiction phase but i didn't have the fact checking know how. >> so you had a sensational year and get to know people who call you up and want to have lunch like the late nora ephron. >> yes. >> rose: what do they say
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